According to The New York Times, in 1998, just 3.4 million students attended university in China. Today, they estimate that there are over 26.2 million students enrolled in Chinese universities.
As a part of its annual 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities rankings, U.S. News & World Report assessed 1,250 institutions across 74 countries including 136 Chinese universities.
U.S. News used data from Clarivate Analytics InCites and ranked universities based on factors such as global research reputation, publications and conferences. In order to be considered, universities had to have published at least 1,500 papers between 2011 and 2015.
Read on to see the 10 best universities in China: